13 Sustainable Sweatshirts & Sweatpants For Your Loungewear Wardrobe

Matching Sets To Sweat In (Or Snuggle In)

Since 2020, we’ve said farewell to our business formal wear and a long hellooo to the loungewear trend. We imagine many of you are embracing at-home fashion too, which is why we’ve rounded up our favorite sustainable sweatpants and sweatshirts.

These brands combine style and comfort with sustainable fabrics and ethical production practices. Many use organic, recycled, or responsibly sourced materials, and some offer inclusive sizing and collections for all genders and ages. Best of all, these companies prioritize longevity and quality, meaning less waste and more lounging (yes, please).

So for joggers, hoodies, and even matching sweatsuit sets, this list has everything you need to get cozy. Get your lounging on, friends. If you’re looking to get up and at ‘em, head here for the best sustainable activewear brands. ??♀?


1. Tentree

Best For | Zip-ups & hoodies
Sustainable Materials | Certified organic cotton, recycled polyester, Tencel lyocell
Our Pick | Burney Zip Hoodie in Elm White Heather ($88)
Starting At | $58 for crew sweatshirts

B Corp Tentree is on a mission to protect and restore the environment via eco-conscious apparel and a serious commitment to sustainability. Ten trees are planted with each purchase (you can track your impact here), and over 50 million trees have been planted to date. Tentree’s sweatpants and sweatshirts for all genders are ethically made in China, using recycled polyester derived from plastic bottles and responsibly sourced certified organic cotton. The zip-ups especially are perfect for layering on cool nights!

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2. MATE the Label

Best For | Organic sweatpants
Sustainable Materials | Organic cotton, hemp, Tencel
Our Pick | Thermal Jogger in Latte ($128)
Starting At | $98 for sweatshirts

Each piece in MATE the Label's sweatsuits collection is ethically made in Los Angeles where it’s cut, sewn, and packaged with a minimal carbon footprint. Even better, these stylish and sustainable loungewear staples are made from organic cotton and Tencel, then dyed with nontoxic, low-impact dyes. See their yearly Impact Report for more about their work and commitment to sustainability. Yes, it's possible to be stylish, sustainable, and snuggled in simultaneously.

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3. Kotn

Best For | Popover hoodies
Sustainable Materials | Fair trade cotton
Our Pick | Reverse Terry Popover in Deep Sea ($95)
Starting At | $35 for sweat shorts

If you’re seeking the best in cotton quality, and searching for a brand that prioritizes ethics and sustainability, then you’ll love Kotn for its collection of premium basics, made for all genders. This brand partners directly with family-run farms in Egypt and Portugal where the sweats are sewn using cotton-based fabrics (like poplin and terry), and where everyone from the farmers to the local weavers earns a fair and living wage. Find all kinds of loungewear here: mock necks, popovers, sweat shorts, and more.

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4. Universal Standard

Best For | Sweatshirt dresses with sizes up to 40/4XL
Sustainable Practices | Recycling & donation programs for returned apparel
Our Pick | Bree Sweatshirt in Navy ($98)
Starting At | $74 for sweatshirts

When shopping, style should be the only filter, not size. Universal Standard makes that happen as the world’s most size-inclusive fashion brand, offering workwear, essentials, and athleisure. Offering sizes 00-40, try-at-home options, and free exchanges as your body changes, this women-led team prioritizes inclusivity and flexibility. Returned clothing is then donated to orgs like Dress for Success to minimize waste. We love the sweatshirt dresses to help transition seasons!

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5. Back Beat Co.

Best For | Genderless matching sweatsuits
Sustainable Materials | Recycled cotton & certified organic cotton fleece
Our Pick | Everybody Sweatshirt in Fog ($85)
Starting At | $85 for sweatshirts

One of our favorite LA-based brands has added matching sweatsuits to its sustainable apparel collection. Back Beat Co.—a family-owned company that prioritizes low-impact and high-comfort staples—is now making organic sweatsuits (matching, no less). The fabric is either organic cotton fleece grown with nontoxic methods or recycled cotton for sustainability. Back Beat Co also promises socially responsible manufacturing and offers sizes up to XXL and genderless options. These sets are sure to be loved; snag yours soon for the coziest spring attire.

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6. Harvest & Mill

Best For | Organic joggers made in the USA
Sustainable Materials | 100 percent USA-grown organic cotton
Our Pick | Jogger Pants in Black ($59)
Starting At | $59 for sweatpants

Harvest & Mill is dedicated to American-made apparel. Using only USA-grown organic cotton, Harvest Mill independently sews all of its clothing in the Bay Area, using low-impact and natural dyes whenever possible. Our favorites are the jogger-style sweatpants for all genders, available in simple, neutral colors, ideal for spring cleaning or lounging. No matter what you pick, you can see your impact, with metrics like water saved or emissions prevented. Every part of your order is compostable from fabric to packaging, and most pieces are carbon-neutral.

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7. Softwear

Best For | Matching sweatsuits made in the USA; custom tie-dye hoodies
Sustainable Materials | Sustainably produced yarn made with plant-based Modal, cotton, and spandex
Our Pick | Pullover in Grey Tie-Dye ($88)
Starting At | $78 for jogger sweatpants

You’ll know exactly why this brand calls itself Softwear once you slip into these buttery soft sweats. Made for living and lounging, they are made with a plant-based Modal blend (modal from a family-owned mill in CA) and then designed and produced in Brooklyn or Los Angeles. In addition to hoodies, sweatpants, and joggers for adults, the brand also creates custom tie-dye pieces, hand-dyed just for you.

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8. Vetta

Best For | Capsule wardrobe collections
Sustainable Materials | Organic cotton, Tencel, deadstock fabric
Our Pick | The Cropped Ribbed Sweatshirt in Deep Taupe ($99)
Starting At | $99 for sweatshirts

Vetta specializes in creating mini-capsule wardrobes: five- to ten-piece collections that can be mixed and matched to your heart’s content and turned into a month’s worth of outfits. Its Lounge Collection is no different. Using Tencel and organic pima cottons, Vetta’s joggers, cropped pants, ribbed sweatshirts, and more are super-soft, loose-fitting, and cozy. Plus, they were all ethically made in Los Angeles in a factory that gets the majority of its energy from solar power.

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9. Christy Dawn

Best For | Matching low-waste women’s sweatsuits
Sustainable Materials | Organic cotton
Our Pick | The Sonny Sweater in Rust ($98)
Starting At | $98 for women’s sweatshirts

For vintage-inspired sweatsuits, we’re fans of Christy Dawn’s line of matching sweatshirts and sweatpants. They’re ethically and sustainably made in either India and Los Angeles, using organic cotton, nontoxic dyes, and low-waste or regenerative practices. You can find options from XS–XXL for worldwide delivery, and they’re continuing to adjust the style to be more size- and body-inclusive. These pieces are made to fit and made to last.

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10. Naadam

Best For | Cashmere sweatsuits
Sustainable Materials | BCI certified cotton, responsibly sourced cashmere
Our Pick | Quarter Zip Sweatshirt in Sage Green ($135)
Starting At | $125 for sweatshirts

Naadam creates clothes with a conscience. All of the garments in this collection are ethically made with materials that are cruelty-free and responsibly sourced. The team also has big social and environmental responsibility goals to reach by 2025, and your order can help them get there. As most of Naadam’s sweatpants and sweatshirts (available for all genders) are made with Mongolian cashmere, these sweatsuits have a heavenly soft feel. You’ll never need to “slip into something more comfortable” again.

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11. Outdoor Voices

Best For | Workout-ready sweatsuits
Sustainable Materials | Recycled polyester, merino wool, organic cotton
Our Pick | All Day Hoodie in Navy ($88)
Starting At | $78 for sweatpants

Outdoor Voices wants to put the “sweat” in “sweatsuits” while also keeping Mother Earth protected. Instead of going for traditional fabrics, the brand favors sustainable alternatives like recycled plastic polyester, ethically sourced merino wool, and organic cotton. (The team is also on a mission to launch a circular take-back and repair program for maximum sustainability.) With workout-ready apparel for all genders, you’ll love being in the great outdoors.

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12. Londre

Best For | Breathable cropped sweatshirts
Sustainable Materials | Lyocell & organic cotton, compostable packaging
Our Pick | Essential Crop Sweatshirt ($82)
Starting At | $82 for sweatshirts

Londre’s mission is to create high-quality apparel with the lowest possible impact. And they’ve kept true to their word: So far, 100,000+ plastic bottles have been upcycled into swimsuits and all water used during production is reused. As a small business, lounging pieces are made in limited batches using breathable Lyocell sustainably harvested from wood pulp, and they can be recycled thereafter. Londre also regularly gives back.

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13. FRANC

Best For | Organic joggers up to size 3X
Sustainable Materials | Tencel, organic cotton, OEKO-TEX Certified spandex
Our Pick | The Slim Jogger Pant ($99 CAD)
Starting At | $69 CAD for women’s sweatshirts

FRANC is a leading womenswear brand that’s ethical, sustainable, and inclusive—with sizes going up to 3X. Most apparel, including sweatpants and sweatshirts, are fully designed and produced in Canada, with materials sustainably sourced from Korea and Austria. Every order’s carbon emissions are offset and the entire brand is plastic-free. If sweatpants aren’t your thing, you may love these super comfy joggers instead!

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